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St. Thaïs

This print differs is some small details from those in London illustrated in The Illustrated Bartsch, and from MFA 68.426. There are various differences in the face, the drapery, and the background. Particularly noticeable is the shading of the background just to the (viewer's) right of Thaïs's...

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verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

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Harvey D. Parker Collection

early 16th–mid 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 10 (apparently a deceptive copy; see Notes)

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